HSE News from the Health and Safety Executive UK

  • HSL: Pressure Systems Awareness – Buxton, 26 January 2017

    10 Jan 2017, 12:34 pm
    This informative and experiential course is aimed at raising awareness of the hazards associated with pressure systems as well as the relevant regulatory frame work.  This course will offer delegates the unique opportunity to learn from real life case ...
  • HSL: RM³ – Understanding and Using the Risk Management Maturity Model (RM³) – Buxton, 25-26 January 2017

    10 Jan 2017, 12:31 pm
    The course uses a mixture of presentations and group exercises (including knowledge sharing activities to ensure good practice is shared) over two days to ensure delegates fully understand the topics covered.
  • Crisp company fined for safety failings

    10 Jan 2017, 12:00 pm
    A Northamptonshire company who manufacture crisps and snacks has been fined after an agency worker lost the tops of three fingers.
  • Construction Company fined after contractor receives life changing injuries

    4 Jan 2017, 4:00 pm
    A Lincoln based Construction Company, specialising in fitting mezzanine floors were prosecuted after a contractor fell onto a concrete floor.
  • Company prosecuted after workers were severely burned

    3 Jan 2017, 4:46 pm
    A North East engineering company was sentenced today for safety breaches after two of its workers were burned when they were sprayed with chemicals during chemical cleaning of a pipework system.
  • Case 407 – Employer stopped providing funds for alcoholic drinks at Christmas night out (offsite)

    29 Dec 2016, 3:45 pm
    Employer stopped proving funds for alcoholic drinks at Christmas night out (offsite), citing health and safety
  • Bolton resident dies in lift shaft fall

    23 Dec 2016, 7:34 pm
    A property management company has been fined after a resident of Marsden House in Bolton died after falling down a lift shaft.
  • Energy giant’s appeal against £3m fine dismissed

    23 Dec 2016, 11:45 am
    Energy giant ConocoPhillips (UK) Ltd has failed in its bid to reduce the level of fine handed down after an offshore multiple gas release incident in the North Sea.
  • Housing association prosecuted for safety failings

    22 Dec 2016, 5:00 pm
    A housing association has been prosecuted after allowing renovations to take place that put residents at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
  • Dairy Manufacturer fined after worker’s fragile roof fall

    22 Dec 2016, 5:00 pm
    A dairy manufacturer has been fined £400,000 after a worker suffered serious injuries when he fell 15 feet through a fragile roof panel.
  • Essex Companies fined after employees exposed to asbestos

    22 Dec 2016, 4:37 pm
    Two Essex-based companies have been fined after exposing workers to potentially deadly asbestos over a period of years, despite knowing of its presence, in units that they occupied in Manor Road Trading Estate, Benfleet.
  • National airline prosecuted for not protecting workers

    22 Dec 2016, 3:33 pm
    British Airways PLC has been prosecuted for not protecting their workers’ from hand arm vibrations.
  • HSL: Stair Assessment – Buxton, 25 Jan 2017

    20 Dec 2016, 2:01 pm
    This course will help you understand the design features of stairs which can give rise to a risk of falling, and identify simple remedial improvements to reduce the likelihood of a fall.
  • HSL: Upper Limb Disorders Risk Assessment of Repetitive Tasks – Buxton, 25 Jan 2017

    20 Dec 2016, 1:59 pm
    This course will equip you with the knowledge to use the ART tool to help recognise, assess, and reduce upper limb disorder risks in your organisation.
  • HSL: COMAH Onshore Major Hazards: Predictive Aspects of COMAH – Buxton, 24-25 Jan 2017

    20 Dec 2016, 1:57 pm
    This course is intended for risk assessment specialists and ‘intelligent customers’ who buy in risk assessment services. It gives an overview of the requirements for the predictive (risk assessment) aspects of a safety report under the ...